With 50 days until the kickoff of the U SPORTS season, we’re taking a look back at some of the biggest news-worthy highlights to occur during the 2021-22 season on a daily basis.
From late-game heroics, historic championship runs to community-driven initiatives, U SPORTS celebrates our student-athletes, member institutions and partner organizations within the Canadian sport ecosystem.
Rewind Day 1: 15th Annual Shoot for the Cure
U SPORTS women’s basketball membership raised $156,388 as part of a campaign for the 15th annual Shoot for the Cure, surpassing the original goal of $100,000 for breast cancer awareness.
The total of $125,496 raised for the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and $30,892 earmarked for local and provincial organizations was the highest donation total since the campaign’s launch bringing the cumulative total to $1.75 Million since the initiative’s inauguration in 2007-08 to raise awareness and money to fight breast cancer.
For more information on the Canadian Cancer Society or to make a donation, click here.